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My Last Year of College During A Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic started the last few months of my junior year of college. Just like everyone else, I was not prepared for the changes it made to my daily life. One of the biggest things I worried about was how it would affect my ability to complete my last year and graduate.

Winning the battle against self-doubt

Self-doubt is scary. Sometimes when I’m working on a project, I start to question my abilities. There are times where it only takes me a second, before I go back and remember to get my confidence back.

What Is Confidence? How I’m Learning To Believe In Myself

What exactly is confidence? I still don’t really know the answer, but to me, a part of it is allowing yourself to make mistakes, learn, and be easy on yourself.

Confidence Through Fear

“Mom, this is way more than I can handle,” I confessed. And she gifted me the best advice I’ve maybe ever gotten, “Sweetie, your comfort zone is a safe place, but nothing ever grows there.”

How My Hobby Helped Me Grow Confidence

I have always struggled with my shyness. . In high school I struggled on every sports team to talk to my teammates. I was always referred to as the “shy girl.” In fact, on my basketball team, they joked that I could go an entire week without talking. My golf coach always called me the “quietest girl on the team.

Confidence Campaign: Empowering Women Paving the Way

“Self Love Beauty has positively impacted my life in so many ways. I have struggled with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, and lack of confidence. Being a part of SLB has allowed me to step out of my comfort zone and grow in my own self love journey. My confidence has

Celebrating Three Years as a Nonprofit

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together” … this resonates with me a lot. Today Self Love Beauty (SLB) turns three as a 501(c)(3) status nonprofit organization and in September we will be nine years old as an entity. I share

How Loving Myself First Has Changed Me

Self-love seems like a hard concept to some. It was to me for most of my life. Being the person that I am, I always chose to put others first. I was always there for others when they needed me most , and that was my priority rather than being there for myself. But I have come to choose myself first, and I have now found the better version of myself.

How to Gain Self-Confidence As a College Student

Low self-confidence is something that everyone experiences at one point in their life. For me, and many others, the lowest self-confidence I’ve ever felt was during the first semester of my freshman year of college. Here are a few things that helped me personally boost my self-confidence and recover from a difficult first semester, and a few things I wish I had known to do during that time: